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  • Letter to the chairman of the House of Commons Treasury Committee

    • Date: 09/11/20
    • Press Release Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    London, 9 November: The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) has today written to the chairman of the Treasury Committee of the House of Commons providing new evidence for their inquiry into the Net Zero target. The letter presents data from windfarm accounts showing that the wind industry has overestimated the technically accessible wind resource around the UK. […]

  • Evidence submitted by the GWPF to the UK Treasury Committee

    • Date: 29/10/20
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    We are writing with respect to the committee’s Decarbonisation and Green Finance inquiry, and specifically to the question of the economic costs and benefits that decarbonisation presents for the UK. Introduction A target to decarbonise the economy (“net zero”) was agreed by Parliament in 2019. Ahead of the debate, the minister, Chris Skidmore, informed MPs […]

  • How Green Are Electric Cars?

    • Date: 29/09/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    Debate over environmental impacts continues How green are electric cars? Are they really greener and more environmentally friendly than the cleanest conventional cars? That’s a question that is dividing opinion, even among green campaigners. Environmental activist George Monbiot has warned that electric cars won’t solve the problems of car pollution and may even “create another […]

  • New report: The US Climate in 2019

    • Date: 18/09/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    A new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation shows that U.S. climate has been changing very gradually, and mostly in a benign way. The paper, by British climate writer Paul Homewood, examines official US weather sources and finds almost nothing to justify alarm. “The temperature has risen a little”, says Homewood, “but temperature extremes […]

  • Britain’s Net Zero Utopia Is A ‘Futile’ Exercise

    • Date: 08/09/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    Even success would not change global trajectory of rising greenhouse gas emissions The objective of unilateral decarbonising the UK economy (Net Zero), promoted by all major UK political parties, is a futile exercise, according to a new report published today. The new report shows that there is no realistic chance that the developing world will be following this […]

  • Gautam Kalghatgi: The Battery Car Delusion

    • Date: 29/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    Eminent engineer reveals major flaw in UK Govt’s electric car plans   London, 29 July: A new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation reveals another major flaw in plans to electrify the economy. According to the author, Professor Gautam Kalghatgi, because most vehicles will still run on fossil fuels in ten years’ […]

  • The Hidden Cost of Net Zero: Rewiring the UK

    • Date: 16/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    New paper reveals hidden cost of Net Zero decarbonisation London, 16 July: The UK faces a £200 billion bill to rewire the country if the government follows through on plans to electrify the country’s homes and transport systems. That’s because installation of electric car chargers and heat pumps will push up demand for power beyond […]

  • Peter Ridd Joins GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council

    • Date: 08/07/20
    • Global Warming Policy Foundation
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    The Global Warming Policy Foundation is pleased to announce that Professor Peter Ridd has joined the GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council. Peter Ridd was Professor of Physics at James Cook University specialising in geophysics. He published over 100 articles in international journals, many relating to the Great Barrier Reef upon which he worked for over 35 […]

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